Walk c328 The Greendale Horseshoe

Superb views from lonely fells


Route outline for walk c328:

- Greendale Farm  -   Gill Farm  -   Gill Beck  -   Buckbarrow  -   Glade How  -   Cat Bields  -   Nether Wasdale Common  -   Seatallan  -   Pots of Ashness  -   Windscale Hows  -   Middle Fell (Wasdale)  -   Greendale Gill  -   Greendale Farm.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
3
Wainwrights
 English Nuttall
1
English
Nuttall
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Seatallan at 692m (2271ft). Seatallan is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (109th highest in England, 181st highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 94). Seatallan is also known as an English Nuttall (144th in England, 235th in England & Wales). Seatallan is classified as a Marilyn (34th highest in England, 604th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Middle Fell (Wasdale), 582m (1910ft). Middle Fell (Wasdale) is classified as a Wainwright (No. 135). Middle Fell (Wasdale) is also known as an English Dewey (27th in England, 65th in England & Wales)

You will also reach the summit of Buckbarrow, 405m (1329ft). Buckbarrow is classified as a Wainwright (No. 200).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL6
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 89
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c328 The Greendale Horseshoe

In no particular order . . .

Cairn on the way up Buckbarrow

Cairn on the way up Buckbarrow

Photo: Alan Wainwright (61)

The Scafell Massif, Illgill Head, Whin Rigg and the Wast Water Screes from Buckbarrow

The Scafell Massif, Illgill Head, Whin Rigg and the Wast Water Screes from Buckbarrow

Photo: Alan Wainwright (63)

Ice on Scafell Pike

Ice on Scafell Pike

Photo: Mick Fox (9)

Whin Rigg and Wast Water from Middle Fell (Wasdale) summit cairn

Whin Rigg and Wast Water from Middle Fell (Wasdale) summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (70)

Mellbreak taken in the evening sunlight from the Kirkstile Inn in Loweswater Village

Mellbreak taken in the evening sunlight from the Kirkstile Inn in Loweswater Village

Photo: Chris Brankin (41)

The Scafel Massive featuring Ling Mell, Great End, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Scafell Pike, Symonds Knott and Sca Fell above Wast Water from Buckbarrow

The Scafel Massive featuring Ling Mell, Great End, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Scafell Pike, Symonds Knott and Sca Fell above Wast Water from Buckbarrow

Photo: Chris Brankin (38)

Seatallan summit trig point and cairn

Seatallan summit trig point and cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (66)

Seatallan summit trig point and cairn

Seatallan summit trig point and cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (65)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from The Band

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from The Band

Photo: David Swales (6)

Whin Rigg (left) and Lund Bridge from Buckbarrow

Whin Rigg (left) and Lund Bridge from Buckbarrow

Photo: Chris Brankin (40)


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